Impact Investing

“Green not the only colour for ethical bond investors” – Financial Times – July 17, 2017

On July 6, 2017 the Financial Times reported on the growing popularity of social bonds with ethical investors and the interest of standard-setting organizations in this new asset class. According to the article, “(t)he market is still small — just $3.5bn of social bonds were issued in the second quarter of 2017, according to figures […]

“Investment trust’s £119m listing to bring ‘impact investing’ to mass market” – Fund Strategy – June 21, 2017

On June 8, 2017 Fund Strategy reported that the Impact Investment Trust plans to raise up to $150m (£118.9m) through a listing on the London Stock Exchange in July 2017. According to the article, (t)he multi-manager fund, to be launched by Eighteen East Capital, will invest in private equity and impact funds, using Obviam as investment adviser, […]